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Coronavirus Updates

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April 7, 2020 11:58 AM

COVID-19 Second Round Testing Delayed - Company Lab Processing Compromised Due to Virus

(April 7, 2020) SMCDPHE recommended to the BOCC today that the second round of COVID-19 blood tests be delayed indefinitely due to United Biomedical Inc.’s considerable reduced ability to process the tests due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

April 6, 2020 5:18 PM

United Biomedical Inc. Addresses COVID-19 Blood Test Result Delay

(April 6, 2020) -- San Miguel County, CO – San Miguel County Department of Public Health and Environment is aware of and shares our community’s frustration with the unexpected delays in receiving COVID-19 blood test results.

April 6, 2020 11:37 AM

COUNTY RECOMMENDS WEARING FACE MASKS - Suggestions for Safe, Effective Homemade Masks

(April 6, 2020) -- San Miguel County, CO – San Miguel County Department of Public Health and Environment announced this morning it is joining state and federal recommendations that persons wear cloth face masks when in public settings.

April 4, 2020 5:55 PM

West-End County Completes COVID-19 Blood Testing

(April 4, 2020) San Miguel County Department of Public Health and Environment announced this weekend that approximately 550 West-End county residents completed their first round of COVID-19 blood tests Thursday (April 2nd) at the Norwood High School.

April 3, 2020 3:31 PM

State of the COVID-19 Pandemic in San Miguel County

(April 3, 2020) - A letter from Dr. Sharon Grundy - It’s hard to believe that this virus entered our state less than one month ago. So much has happened so fast, and yet I still wake up every morning almost in a state of disbelief.

April 2, 2020 5:27 PM

“Stay At Home” Public Health Order Extended - New Mandates Explained

(April 2, 2020) San Miguel County Department of Public Health and Environment extended and refined its Public Health “Stay at Home” order to begin midnight April 4th to midnight May 1st.

April 2, 2020 3:33 PM

COVID-19 Blood Test Results Explained

(April 2, 2020) Public Health has released more details regarding the COVID-19 blood antibody test results received yesterday. Of the 986 tests done on March 26th and March 27th, there were 8 positives, 23 “indeterminate,” and 955 negatives.

April 1, 2020 6:10 PM

First Results of COVID-19 Blood Tests Announced

(April 1, 2020) San Miguel County Public Health officials announced today that less than 1 percent of the COVID-19 blood tests done last Thursday and Friday were positive for antibodies and 97% of these groups tested negative.

April 1, 2020 9:44 AM

County Announces Five New Cases of COVID-19 - Six Total Cases in County

(April 1, 2020, 9:30 AM) San Miguel County Department of Public Health and Environment today announced five new cases of county residents who have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of cases to six in the county.

March 31, 2020 8:43 PM

COVID-19 Test Result Notification Process Explained

(March 31, 2020) San Miguel Department of Public Health and Environment announced today the notification procedures for the county-wide COVID-19 blood antibody testing underway.

March 31, 2020 3:40 PM

West-End County COVID-19 Plan Announced - East End County Wraps Up

(March 31, 2020) San Miguel County Department of Public Health and Environment announced today plans to begin testing in the West End of the county this Thursday, April 2nd at the Norwood High School.

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